SwissSue


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Talkback: Growing aquilegias

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 22:15

I sowed some doubles in March, they are now about 6 inches tall in 3" pots. As soon as we have some decent rain (30°C again today and everything is dry) I will plant them out. I've got self-sown singles all over the place and lots of little self-sown seedlings. Winter and snow does't seem to bother them in the least.

What type of mushroom / fungus is this ?

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 21:09

I think they could be these:

http://www.first-nature.com/fungi/agaricus-augustus.php

Pick one and smell it, if it smells of bitter almonds, it is an edible mushroom.

MOB rants

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 09:09
The potty gardener wrote (see)

Can I add myown rant ( nothing as distressing as yours Zoomer ).

It's the seagulls- all they do day and night at the moment is squalk

 

I have the same problem with sparrows, one sits on the roof and another in my shade tree and they screech at eachother for hours. I wouldn't mind if they would "sing", but the screeching really get on your nerves!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 08:59
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Morning Chicky   Have a good day!

Spam reported by the way 

So have I, also left a message to finally do something about it!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 08:58
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Right, that's got the cats sorted - I've just ordered some of this

http://www.newatlanticonline.co.uk/products/gates-and-fencing/wire-fencing/wire-netting/wire-netting-600x13x22gx10m-2x.html 

I will do what my father did - cut it in lengths and bend it into 'tunnels' - I will make 'hoops' out of galvanised wire and thread them through the 'tunnels' at the ends and in the middle and place them over the seed rows - this will keep the cat off - I will not be beaten by a cat!!!  

I have 2 cats and I've been doing that for ages. Also use smaller "squares" which I put over bare patches in the flower beds where I've planted seedlings, can move them from place to place. Works fine!

 

MOB rants

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 22:37

"I'll be able to ask where he would like me to put his trimmings ."

I have a suggestion but it's not printable! 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 22:27

Hi Nut, nice to see you, to see you, nice!

corms, tubers or what?

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 22:00
addict wrote (see)

No idea but that two pronged bit lower left looks suspiciously like a toe complete with nail! 

Yellow spikey balls on rose leaf

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 16:59

Might be ladybird larvae!

inital post

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 16:42

Whew, lots of big words! But the idea is good.

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